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Dakota Whyte
Dakota  Whyte


Toronto, Ontario

High School:
Notre Dame Catholic



Dakota Whyte Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

Of Note: Won a gold medal at the 2014 Jones Cup as a member of the Canadian National B Team ... member of the Canadian National team that competed in the 2011 FIBA 3-on-3 Youth World Championship in Rimini, Italy ... member of the 2012 Canadian Junior National team ... also represented Canada at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, aiding team to a fourth-place finish

2014-15: Has played in all 28 games, starting 27 at point guard ... second on the team with 10.9 points per game ... has scored in double figures in 18 games ... leads the team and ranks 12th in the Big Ten, averaging 3.9 assists per game ... leads the team in steals (1.5) per game ... had a team-high seven assists against Iowa (Feb. 26) and added 14 points...scored 16 points vs. Maryland (Feb. 19) ... contributed a team-high five assists and 12 points at Nebraska (Feb. 15)... had a career-high 20 points and 10 assists at Minnesota (Feb. 11) for her first career double-double ... logged 15 points, going 6-of-6 from the free throw line, and five rebounds at Illinois (Feb. 1) ... had a career-high five steals at Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... also added 13 points and three assists against the Spartans ... had 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds against Nebraska (Jan. 22) ... posted 17 points against Rutgers (Jan. 18) ... added 14 points and four assists at Purdue (Jan. 15) ... posted 19 points at Indiana (Jan. 11) on a season-high eight made field goals ... tallied 15 points and seven assists against Penn State (Jan. 6) ... added 13 points  and seven assists vs. Oral Roberts (Dec. 20) ... logged 18 points vs. Marquette (Dec. 6) and dished out seven assists ... made a career high eight free throws vs. the Gamecocks while taking a career-best 10 free throw attempts ... adds 3.0 rebounds per game ... tied her career high with seven rebounds against South Carolina ... has at least one assist in 26 of 27 games ... leads the team in free throws made with 70

2013-14: Played in all 29 games, starting 16, averaging 23.9 minutes per game ... averaged 6.2 points per game for fifth on the team ... scored in double figures in six games ... scored a career-high 18 points vs. Drake (Nov. 10), shooting 56.3 percent (9-16) from the field ... netted 11 points and career highs of seven rebounds and six assists at Milwaukee (Nov. 14) ... netted 12 points and tied her career high of seven rebounds at Marquette (Dec. 7) ... scored 13 points and recorded two rebounds, one assist and two steals vs. Northwestern (March 2) ... made a career-high five free throws vs. the Wildcats, going 5-for-8 from the free throw line ... tied her career-best of three steals and netted 14 points at Vanderbilt (Nov. 30) ... played a good all-around game vs. Iowa (Jan. 12), tallying nine points on 4-of-8 shooting, including one 3-pointer ... also added four rebounds, three assists with only one turnover, and two steals vs. the Hawkeyes ... scored 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting vs. Indiana (Jan. 15) ... also tied her career best with three steals and added three assists and five rebounds vs. the Hoosiers ... added 2.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.9 steals per game

2012-13: Played in 28 games, averaging 11.3 minutes per game, starting one ... missed three games in December due to injury ... averaged 2.4 points per game ... made her first start against Indiana (Feb. 10), scoring four points and dishing off four assists ... scored a career-high 13 points against Alabama (Dec. 1), shooting 6-of-9 from the floor ... also had a career-best five rebounds against the Crimson Tide ... scored eight points at Miami (Dec. 29), making the first 3 pointer of her career ... scored eight points and tied her career best with five rebounds at Illinois (Feb. 18) ... also had five rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 7) ... averaged 1.3 rebounds per game ... dished off a career-best four assists in three games ... averaged 1.1 assists per game ... tallied her first career block against Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament (March 8) ... also played a career-high 26 minutes vs. the Boilermakers

High School: Member of the Canadian National team that competed at the 2011 FIBA 3-on-3 Youth World Championships in Rimini, Italy ... member of the 2012 Canadian Junior National team ... also represented Canada at the first ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010, aiding Canada to a 4-0 record in the preliminary round, en route to a fourth-place finish ... won a gold medal with Team Ontario at the 2011 17U National Championships and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player ... averaged 14 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.2 steals per game at the championship ... also helped Ontario win silver at the 2010 17U National Championships in Toronto, Ontario, earning a spot on the first all-star team ... also played for Advantage Basketball rep under Coach Chris Smalling ... 2012 Junior Elite League All-Star ... averaging 23 points, six assists, nine rebounds and 4 steals through the first part of her rep ball season

Personal: Parents are Leisa Washington and Donovan Whyte, and Gary Ramage ... has one brother Cameron (13) ... nickname is DK ... born Oct. 29 ... major is community and non-profit leadership


Career Highs

Points: 20 at Minnesota, 2-11-15
Field Goals: 9 vs. Drake, 11-10-13
Field Goal Att: 16 vs. Drake, 11-10-13
Field Goal %: .750 (6-8) vs. Indiana, 1-15-14
3-pt FG: 3 at Minnesota, 2-11-15
3-pt FG Att: 5 (3x; MR at Green Bay, 12-13-14)
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (1-1); (8x MR vs. Michigan, 12-28-14)
Free Throws: 8 vs. South Carolina, 11-27-14
Free Throw Att: 10 vs. South Carolina, 11-27-14
Free Throw %: .875 (7-8) vs. Marquette, 12-6-14
Rebounds: 7 (3x; MR vs. South Carolina, 11-27-14)
Assists: 10 at Minnesota, 2-11-15
Steals: 5 at Michigan State, 1-25-15
Blocks: 1 (12x; MR vs. Purdue, 1-15-15)
Minutes: 40 (2x MR vs. vs. East Carolina, 11-28-14)

Why Wisconsin?

"I chose Wisconsin for the coaches, the academics, the basketball and the beautiful campus."

Off the Court with Dakota

Favorites - Spot on campus: Kohl Center; Cartoon Character: Perry the Platypus; Movie: Love and Basketball; TV Show: Big Bang Theory; Book: The Alchemist; Car: Audi TT Coupe; Athlete: Kobe Bryant; Sports team: LA Lakers
First started basketball: Six years old
Most memorable basketball game: Winning nationals in 2011
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: Hard work
Before each game, I: Listening to slow music and pray
Best UW road trip: Hopefully Miami
One word that describes the team: Caring
One word that describes me: Loving
My teammates say I am: A Dork
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Play Garbage
Most memorable basketball achievement: Scoring 39 points against the No. 1 team
Favorite place to play (besides the Kohl Center): Toronto
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: Being able to take another step
What is the first basketball memory that you have? Winning provincials in grade four
This summer, I: I played for my national team in Canada, trained with my club coach, and spent time with family.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? When I was younger I couldn't wait until I was 10 years old because it was double digits.
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Mickey
Who is the sloppiest player on the team? Taylor
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? Going to school in Toronto and working
The best thing about Madison is: The atmosphere
Dream as a collegiate player: To win Big Ten Championship
Fantasy job/career: CEO of my own business
Person(s) most admired/role models: My mother
My most prized possession is/are: My family, my cell phone, and a necklace I got as a gift.
I can't live without: My mom
My secret addiction is: Frosted Cheerios
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I sleep with my baby blanket
If I could change one thing about myself: Eye color
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? Oprah
If you could be a cover of a magazine it would be? Forbes
The best sporting event you ever attended was? Toronto vs. Lakers (Kobe scored 81 points!)
You won't catch me eating: Mangos
Nobody knows how much I love to: Sing
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Internet
If I could live any place in the world it would be: On my own island
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Bora Bora
If I could live in any time period, it would be: The time period before the world ends
A non-athletic talent I have is: Drawing
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: To sing
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: God, Jay-Z, Oprah
If I had a million dollars: I'd give some to my mom, invest some, and give some away
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Get married
Post-college plans: Get a job and Travel
Career goal: CEO of my own business
Most famous person I've ever met: Drake
If I was Coach Kelsey for the day, I would: Practice with the team for one practice
If I could have one superpower, it would be: Mind reading
My dream date would be: Chris Brown
What are you most thankful for? Life, health, and my family
What are you passionate about? Being successful
My favorite websites are: Google
My favorite quote or motto is: "When it gets harder, you get stronger."- Gary Ramage

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